# Highcharts Percentage Area Chart

In the previous chapters, we learned how to setup highcharts library and how to create a chart with required configurations using highcharts library in our webpage. Now, we will learn how to create a percentage area chart using highcharts library with examples.

## Highcharts Percentage Area Chart Example

Following is the example of creating a percentage area chart by setting the required area chart properties using highcharts library.

<html>

<title>Highcharts Percentage Area Chart</title>

<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.4.1.min.js"></script>

<script src="https://code.highcharts.com/highcharts.js"></script>

<script src="https://code.highcharts.com/modules/exporting.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">

\$(function() {

Highcharts.chart('container', {

chart: {

type: 'area'

},

title: {

text: 'Estimated Worldwide Population Distribution by Region'

},

subtitle: {

text: 'Source: Wikipedia.org'

},

xAxis: {

categories: ['1750', '1800', '1850', '1900', '1950', '1999', '2050'],

tickmarkPlacement: 'on',

title: {

enabled: false

}

},

yAxis: {

title: {

text: 'Percent'

}

},

tooltip: {

pointFormat: '<span style="color:{series.color}">{series.name}</span>: <b>{point.percentage:.1f}%</b> ({point.y:,.0f} millions)<br/>',

split: true

},

plotOptions: {

area: {

stacking: 'percent',

lineColor: '#ffffff',

lineWidth: 1,

marker: {

lineWidth: 1,

lineColor: '#ffffff'

}

}

},

series: [{

name: 'Asia',

data: [502, 635, 809, 947, 1402, 3634, 5268]

}, {

name: 'Africa',

data: [106, 107, 111, 133, 221, 767, 1766]

}, {

name: 'Europe',

data: [163, 203, 276, 408, 547, 729, 628]

}, {

name: 'America',

data: [18, 31, 54, 156, 339, 818, 1201]

}, {

name: 'Oceania',

data: [2, 2, 2, 6, 13, 30, 46]

}]

});

});

</script>

<body>

<div id="container" style="width: 100%; height: 400px;"> </div>

</body>

</html>

If you observe the above example, we created percentage area chart using highcharts library with required properties.

When we execute the above highcharts example, we will get the result like as shown below.

This is how we can create a percentage area chart using highcharts library with required properties.